The LES method was applied to analyze numerically an unsteady turbulent separated and reattached flow and heat transfer in a symmetric expansion plane channel of expansion ratio 2.0. The Smagorinsky model was used in the analysis and fundamental equations were discretized by means of the finite difference method, and their resulting finite difference equations were solved using the SMAC method. The calculations were conducted for Re=15,000. It is found that the present numerical results, in general, agree well with the previous experimental ones. The complicated vortical flow structures in the channel and their correlations with heat transfer characteristics are visualized through various fields of flow quantities.

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